Reindeer Jokes

This is the best collection of reindeer jokes for Christmas – or any time of the year. All of these jokes about reindeer are clean, family-friendly and safe for kids of all ages.

Children will love these jokes and adults will love telling them! Perfect for teachers, parents, elves and all of Santa’s helpers. You’ll find funny reindeer jokes that include Rudolph, Santa Claus, Elves, Comet, Prancer, Dancer and more.

Fun facts about Santa’s reindeer: Santa’s original sleigh was led by eight reindeer. They are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder, and Blixem. Dunder (Dutch word for thunder) is sometimes referred to as Donder and Donner, and Blixem (Dutch word for lightning) is often called Blixen and Blitzen. Later on, Rudolph was added to the team on one foggy Christmas eve and led the sleigh that night.

Reindeer Jokes

Q: What do reindeer eat for breakfast?
A: Deerios.

Q: Where do reindeer express their thoughts?
A: In their reindiary.

Q: What do reindeer hang on their Christmas trees?
A: Horn-aments.

Q: What did the reindeer say when he won the lottery?
A: Christmas be my lucky day.

Q: What did Santa say when he stepped into a big puddle?
A: It must have reindheer.

Q: What did the reindeer get when he crossed a bell with a skunk?
A: Jingle smells.

Q: What do Santa’s sleigh team like about rainy days?
A: The reinbows!

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Q: What’s the smartest type of animal at the North Pole?
A: Braindeer.

Q: What would a reindeer do if it lost its tail?
A: Go to a re-tail shop for a new one.

Q: What did the Deer Queen say to her daughter when she turned 21?
A: It’s your time to Reign deer.

Q: What do reindeer sing to Santa on cold nights?
A: Freeze a Jolly Good Fellow.

Q: What do reindeer have that nothing else can have?
A: Baby reindeer.

Q: What did Santa name his two-legged reindeer?
A: Eileen.

Q: How do you make a slow reindeer fast?
A: Stop feeding it.

Q: Who works construction at the North Pole?
A: The cranedeer.

Q: What’s red and white and gives Christmas presents to gazelles?
A: Santalope.

Q: What happened when Rudolph ate rotten food?
A: He got Reindiarrhea.

Q: Did Rudolph go to public school?
A: Nope – he was elf-taught.

Q: What’s red and green and guides Santa’s sleigh?
A: Rudolph the red-nosed frog.

Q: What Prince album did the Comet and Prancer listen to while they worked out?
A: Purple Rein-deer.

Q: What does Rudolph want for Christmas?
A: A Pony sleigh station.

Q: What looks like half a reindeer?
A: The other half.

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Q: Which reindeer have the shortest legs?
A: The smallest ones.

Q: What do you call a reindeer who tells zany jokes?
A: A Christmas Card.

Q: Why did Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer cross the road?
A: To fly to the other side.

Q: How is a reindeer like a coin?
A: It has a head on one side and tail on the other

Q: What game do reindeer play in their stalls?
A: Stable-tennis.

Q: Why do Santa’s reindeer fly?
A: Because they can’t drive.

Q: Why is Prancer always wet?
A: Because he’s a “rain”-deer.

Q: Which popstar helps pull Santa’s sleigh?
A: Britney Reinspears.

Q: What kind of money do reindeer use to buy things?
A: Jingle bills.

Q: Which one of Santa’s reindeer is the best at cleaning sinks?
A: Comet.

Q: If baseball players get athlete’s foot, what do reindeer get?
A: Mistle-toes.

Q: Which of Santa’s reindeer is the best on his feet?
A: Dancer.

Q: How do you get into Donner’s house?
A: You ring his deer-bell.

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Q: Why did the reindeer spell Christmas N-O-E?
A: Because he overheard Santa say “No L” when he walked by.

Q: What reindeer can jump higher than a house?
A: All of them – because houses can’t jump.

Q: Where do the reindeer like to stop for ice cream?
A: Deery Queen.

Q: Why is Scrooge so nice to Santa’s reindeer?
A: He values every buck.

Q. What is brown, white, and red all over?
A. A sunburned reindeer.

Q: Who helps deliver Christmas gifts to New England?
A: Mainedeer.

Q: How does Rudolph know when Christmas is coming?
A: He looks at the calen-deer.

Q: Why did the reindeer ask the turkey to join the North Pole band?
A: Because it had the drum sticks.

Q: What did Santa say when Mrs. Claus asked for the weather forecast?
A: Rain, dear.

Q: When should you give reindeer milk to a baby?
A: When it’s a baby reindeer.

Q: Where do you find reindeer?
A: Where Santa’s elves left them.

Q: Why do reindeer have fur coats?
A: Because they look silly in snow suits.

Q: Why are reindeer so cold at Christmas?
A: Because it’s in Decembrrrrr.

Q: What do Santa and Scrooge have in common?
A: They both follow the big bucks.

Q: Which of Santa’s reindeer has bad manners?
A: Rude-olph.

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Q: What do you get when you cross one of Santa’s deer and a cow?
A: A reinsteer.

From the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (also known as “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”) by Clement C. Moore.

When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
but a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny rein-deer,
with a little old driver, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.

More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and call’d them by name:
“Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer! Now, Prancer, and Vixen!
“On, Comet! On, Cupid! On, Dunder and Blixem!

“To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall!
“Now dash away! dash away! dash away all!”

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